Weekend Events Summary

Aug. 5 & 6 ’17: Selected Weekend Events @ Chennai

***Arts & Culture***

@. Aug. 6, Sun, 7 A.M. to 12 P.M.: Art for Change : Mylapore, an initiative to paint the walls of Nageswara Rao park by the citizens. Free entry. More…

***Books & Poetry***

@. Aug. 6, Sun, 9 A.M.: Under 25 Lit Fest 2017, Chennai at IIT Madras, Kotturpuram. More…

***Conversations & Heritage***

@. Aug. 5, Sat, 6 – 8 P.M.: TSP Memorial Lecture 2017 by Sri. Sadanand Menon at Tamil Virtual Academy, Kotturpuram. Sri.T S Parthasarathy was a celebrated and revered musicologist. More…

@. Aug. 5, Sat, 6-7 P.M.: Fabulous 40’s- a decade in Madras talk on city’s heritage hosted by Venkatesh Ramakrishnan at Arkay Convention Center, Royapettah High Road, Chennai. More…

@. Aug. 6, Sun, 10.30 A.M.: Travel Tales & Brunch conversation about travel at The English Tearoom, Alwarpet. More…

***Drama, Standup & Shows***

@. Aug. 5, Sat, 7.30 P.M.: Stairway To Laughter (Tamil Edition) Standup Comedy show at Wandering Artist, R.A. Puram. More…

@. Aug. 6, Sun, 7.30 P.M.: Evam Presents New Material Nights Standup Comedy show at Hotel Savera, Mylapore. More…

***Exhibition & Conference***

@. Aug. 5 & 6, Sat & Sun, 10 A.M. to 8.30 P.M.: World Telugu Federation Exhibition & Cultural Events at Kuchalambal Kalyana Mandapam, Chetpet. Free entryMore…

@. Aug. 1 – 7, 10 A.M. to 9 P.M.: Hand-Tex 2017 National Handloom Expo at Kalaivanar Arangam, Walajah Road, Chennai. Free entry. More…

@. Aug. 4 – 6, Fri – Sun, 10 A.M. to 6 P.M.: WoodTech India 2017 B2B Exhibition @ Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

@. Aug. 4 – 6, Fri – Sun, 10.30 A.M. to 8.30 P.M.: India Furniture Market 2017 Expo @ Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

@. Aug. 5 & 6, Sat & Sun, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.: Chennai Mega Job Fair – 17 @ Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. Free entry. More…

@. Aug. 6, Sun, 10 A.M. to 8 P.M.: The Fall Folly market/expo by local entrepreneurs showcasing organic, eco, vegan & sustainable products. At Karya Space, Mylapore. More…

[Next Week] @. Aug. 8 & 9, Tue & Wed, 10 A.M. to 6 P.M.: Big Cine B2B Expo 2017 @ Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam. More…

***Movies, Music & Dance***

@. Movies releasing this weekend in Chennai –

@. Aug. 5 & 6, Sat & Sun, 7 P.M.: Mellow Circle Presents The Magic of Music 7 music concert featuring songs from immortal artists like Michael Jackson, Eagles (Glenn Frey), Bee Gees, Everly Brothers, etc. More…

@. Aug. 5, Sat, 6 P.M.: The Grunge Experience music concert at Unwind Center School of Music, Adyar. More…

@. Aug. 5, Sat, 7-9 P.M.: Live Music Performance by Ranjana Sethuprasad at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. More…

@. Aug. 6, Sun, 4.30 – 8 P.M.: Film Screening: M (Fritz Lang, German, 1931) and discussion at Panuval Bookstore, Thiruvanmayur. Free entry. More…

@. Aug. 6, Sun, 7-8.30 P.M.: Live Music Performance by Joel & Band at Phoenix MarketCity, Velachery. More…

***Others***

@. Aug. 6, Sun, 7 A.M. to 5 P.M.: Royal Fest: Gear Up Chennai bike ride & events for Royal Enfield owners starting from New Town Restaurant, Injambakkam, Chennai. More…

***Sports***

@. Aug. 6, Sun, 6 A.M.: Women Marathon for men, women & kids at Elliots Beach, Besant Nagar. More…

***Sustainability & Social***

@. Aug. 6, Sun, 7-8 A.M.: BSIM World Breastfeeding Week Walk Chennai 2017 at Besant Nagar beach. Free entry. More… Have a look at the list of breastfeeding activities & information sessions over this world breastfeeding week from here.

***Workshops & Contests***

@. Aug. 4-6, Fri-Sun, 4-7 P.M.: Demonstration of Anchor Expression ‘thread art’ kits at Odyssey, Adyar. Free event. More…

***News that went Viral in Chennai Last Week***

@. Man kills a puppy with a cricket bat, goes on the run.

@. After a Masters in London, this fisherman’s son is back in Chennai to sell fish online.

@. Muntra, country’s first Unmanned Tank, rolls out from the Chennai lab.

@. Bootstrapped warrior: Pickyourtrail to hit $8 Mn revenue by this year.

@. Paypal opens technology innovation labs in Chennai & Bengaluru.

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